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Strengthened recommendations for the yellow fever vaccine

The Commission on Human Medicines recommends further precautions for people with weakened immunity and in those aged 60 years or older. A review of the yellow fever vaccine (Stamaril) carried out by the Commission on Human Medicines (CHM) has found that, for most people, the balance of benefits and possible side effects of the vaccine […]

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UK Scientist receives the 28th Prince Mahidol Award 2019

Thailand’s Prince Mahidol Award Foundation has announced the winners of the 28th Prince Mahidol Awards for 2019. Professor David Mabey, Professor of Communicable Diseases at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine received the Prince Mahidol Award for Public Health. He is the 14th British scientist to receive a Prince Mahidol Award. The announcement was made at the joint […]

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Teenager Connor Phillips missing from St Leonards

Police are searching for Connor Phillips, who is missing from St Leonards. The 18-year-old was last seen at his address around 10am on Wednesday 20 November and officers are appealing for anyone who sees him to get in touch. He left his house on foot and is not in possession of a mobile phone. Connor […]

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Environment Agency teams help flooded communities recover

Teams are continuing to pump floodwater out of affected areas so those communities can get into their homes as soon as possible. Our staff are now working with local authorities to support community recovery. More than 22,000 properties have been protected from flooding thanks to Environment Agency flood schemes and warnings. Environment Agency engineers are […]

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Romet Group CEO “service is still the most important aspect of hospitality”

The CEO of leading hospitality outlet Romet Group has spoke of how important service is within the industry in an opinion piece. Dogan Kaya whose company controls a string of eateries such as Pivaz Restaurant, The Vincent, Cod & Co, Venerdi Restaurant and many more wrote “Despite price and cuisine playing a strong hand in […]

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Game-changing ideas for aerospace: apply for funding

The world-leading UK aerospace industry has a turnover of £35 billion and directly employs 123,000 people. It needs to keep innovating to stay ahead in global markets. Businesses are invited to express an interest in £8 million set aside for collaborative research and development projects that involve at least 1 UK SME. The money is […]

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SIR KENNETH BLOOMFIELD TO STEP DOWN FROM ICLVR

Secretary of State Julian Smith confirms today that he has received notification that Sir Kenneth Bloomfield intends to step down from the position of UK Commissioner to the Independent Commission for the Location of Victims’ Remains (ICLVR). The Secretary of State said: “Sir Kenneth has held the position of UK Commissioner from the very inception […]

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Bridge beams to be delivered to Newhaven road site

STEEL bridge beams the length of six buses will be delivered to the Newhaven Port Access Road site next week under police escort. The delivery is expected to cause some disruption as a 60 metre-long vehicle delivers the nine beams to East Quay, one at a time, between Wednesday, November 13 and Friday, November 15. […]

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Mid Sussex District Council provides over £115,000 to local community projects

Mid Sussex District Council has provided over £115,000 in funding to help local sports clubs and community organisations improve their facilities and services. The Mid Sussex District Council Cabinet Grants Panel met on 29 October to discuss grant funding and the allocation of Section 106 developer contributions. The award of £115,494 to the successful applicants […]

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Disability Confident scheme leads to inclusive workforce

More than 29,000 disabled benefit claimants have been supported to start their own business through government funding, new figures show. This represents almost a quarter of all total start-ups funded by the New Enterprise Allowance, which launched 8 years ago to help unemployed people become their own boss as a route off benefits. The New […]